Rachel Sandler


3 weeks ago

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg Readies 2020 Presidential Campaign

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has taken steps to enter the 2020 presidential primary race.
By Rachel Sandler 2 min read
2 months ago

Facebook Acquires Brain Computing Startup CTRL Labs

Facebook on Monday agreed to acquire New York-based CTRL Labs, a startup building a wristband that lets people control digital devices with their mind. 
By Rachel Sandler 3 min read
3 months ago

Billionaire Marc Benioff Donates $35 Million To Bay Area Universities For Microbiome Research

Of the gift, $25 million will go to the University of California San Francisco to open a new UCSF Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine.
By Rachel Sandler 6 min read
4 months ago

DoorDash Acquires Rival Food Delivery Service Caviar For $410 Million

DoorDash is purchasing Caviar from payments company Square, which bought the company in 2014 for $90 million.
By Rachel Sandler 4 min read
4 months ago

Uber Lays Off 400 Employees From Marketing Team

Uber laid off 400 employees from its marketing department Monday as the company contends with worries about slowing growth and internal dissatisfaction.
By Rachel Sandler 3 min read
6 months ago

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Technology

Following fears of privacy violations, San Francisco became the first city to ban the use of facial recognition. 
By Rachel Sandler 5 min read
6 months ago

Questions Persist About About Uber’s Profits—And Its Stocks Fall Further

While  many investors are worried that Uber might never be profitable, those betting on the company  say this is just a bump in the road and won’t have any impact on Uber’s long-term potential.
By Rachel Sandler 9 min read
6 months ago

Uber IPO: Here’s Who Stood To Get Big Payouts

Uber’s founders—whether exiled from the festivities or not—are the individuals standing to reap the biggest payouts from the company's $8.1 billion IPO.
By Rachel Sandler 14 min read